Sunday, September 18, 2016

Corsican Reds and Rosés -- Abbatucci, Alivu/Poli, Baricci, E Crocce/Leccia, Giacometti, Marquiliani/Amalric, Peraldi, and Santa Giuletta/Vignerons de l'Île de Beauté

The wines of Corsica in recent years have become of the most interesting I've encountered. While Sangiovese makes mostly boring wine to my taste in Chianti, under the name Niellucciu and with limestone soils, it makes something completely different in Corsica. And there are other grapes, too. (Continue reading here.)